If you are a farmer in Ohio and you grow wheat, barley, rye or oats, the Ohio Small Grains Checkoff is here to help you.
The Ohio Small Grains Checkoff is a voluntary, self-help program that allows for the collection of half of one percent of net market price assessment by all first purchasers of the grain.
Research and its funding is an important part of the success in American agriculture. Growing high-quality wheat efficiently and cost-effectively is vital to profitability.
Wheat checkoff dollars provide for continuing and new research in the areas of:
Reaching farmers, reporters, students, teachers, and consumers is essential in making sure everyone is informed on wheat production and best practices. Checkoff investment provides a communication link between farmers and non-farmers through education and the media.
Ohio is a top exporter of Soft Red Winter Wheat. Through collaborative efforts with U.S. Wheat Associates, Wheat Foods Council, and the National Association of Wheat Growers, we ensure that Ohio wheat farmer interests are advanced nationally and internationally.